WageIndicator Foundation Launches CORONA Work Life Survey

01 April 2020

 

The WageIndicator Foundation has launched a continuous global online survey ‘Living and Working in Corona Times’. The purpose of the survey is to discover what makes the Coronavirus lockdown easier (or tougher) for citizens across 110 countries, and to guage the effect of COVID-19 on jobs, lives and states of mind. The results are shown in maps and graphs which are updated on a daily basis and curated in 40 languages.

First virtual meeting of the SSHOC Training Community

26 March 2020

Since its launch at the Open Science Fair last year, the SSHOC Training Community has grown to become a network of 60 scholars from 26 countries on 5 continents.

On Thursday, 19th of March, we joined online with 26 members for the first virtual meeting to really kick-off the community activities. 

Call for Participation: SSHOC Workshop @ICTeSSH - Win Your Registration and Travel Expenses 

13 March 2020

SSHOC is looking for SSH researchers willing to test the alpha release of the SSH Open Marketplace and report back on their experience at a dedicated workshop to be held during the ICTeSSH 2020 conference in Amsterdam. Win your registration and travel expenses!

SSHOC consortium meeting and related workshop postponed

13 March 2020

In light of the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak, the declaration by the World Health Organisation of a pandemic and consequent movement restrictions imposed in countries all around Europe, SSHOC has decided to cancel the 3rd consortium meeting and the related workshop scheduled to take place on 24 and 25 March 2020 in Utrecht, The Netherlands until further notice.

Enhancements to SSHOC Website Put Users First

11 March 2020

Comprehensive upgrades to the SSHOC website mean users now enjoy an improved navigation experience and access to increased functionality and more information.

ESFRI Cluster Position Papers on EOSC Implementation

04 March 2020

The ESFRI Cluster position papers delineate the views of EOSC-Life, ENVRI FAIR, ESCAPE, PaNOSC, and SSHOC on EOSC implementation and were assembled by the EOSCsecretariat project.

SSHOC Workshop: Caring for Sharing – Data Management and FAIRness of Migration Data

03 March 2020

The workshop will start with lessons learned from a workshop the UK Data Service (UKDS) ran in November 2019 on data sharing from migration research projects. This will shortly cover practicalities and ethical considerations as well as innovative ways to collect and disseminate migration data, as reported by researchers.

CLARIN Hands-on Tutorial on Transcribing Interview Data: the first of a series of SSHOC webinars

25 February 2020

CLARIN ERIC is organising an online hands-on tutorial on transcribing interview data. The SSHOC webinar will take place on 3rd March and will be given by representatives from CLARIN centres: Henk van den Heuvel (CLARIN-K centre ACE at Radboud University, Nijmegen) and Christoph Draxler (BAS CLARIN-D centre at Ludwig Maximilian University, Munich).

FAIR principles and user feedback on the SSH Open Marketplace

25 February 2020

CO-OPERAS and SSHOC share a similar task: supporting researchers in the social sciences and humanities to integrate their work and results according to the FAIR principles. To this end, SSHOC and CO-OPERAS organised a joint workshop revolving around FAIR principles for research data in the SSH on the one hand and the development of the SSH Open Marketplace on the other.

Vocabularies in SSH research practice: SSHOC launches a survey to discover and map them

12 February 2020

SSHOC is organising a survey, reaching out to all researchers in the Social Sciences and Humanities (SSH), to discover which vocabularies are the most commonly used in SSH research practices, define a methodology to map them, and align as far as possible with the SSHOC Reference Ontology.

This research will result in an interesting and detailed analysis, to be released on December 31st 2020.

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